How To End Racism, Part 2

(Continued from Part One) If someone is expressing malice or hatred towards a certain group, it should be clear from the context. It is this contextual indicator that has allowed the formulation of many jokes in popular culture about people perceiving the word "Mexican" itself as an insult. The character Michael Scott, played by actor… Continue reading How To End Racism, Part 2

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Beyond Resilience; the True Opposite of Fragility

In today's mainstream society, the concept of being fragile - physically or psychologically - is considered and defended as an ideal characteristic. Historically, suffering has been promoted culturally in each of the¬†Abrahamic religions:¬†Moses suffers through arduous wandering and finds the Hebrew God in a burning bush, then suffers even greater after finding the Promised Land… Continue reading Beyond Resilience; the True Opposite of Fragility